The initial symptoms are pretty much the same for both irritation and allergy, but while irritation reactions tend to resolve within a few hours, allergic reactions may persist for days or even weeks. Sometimes allergic reactions spread to parts of the body the oil was not directly applied to.
Essential oils do not contain allergens. True allergic responses occur when the body has an inappropriate immune reaction after consumption or exposure to a .
If you'd like to incorporate essential oils into your life to relieve allergy. Try using lavender in a diffuser for aromatherapy, or dilute it in a carrier oil and soak in a .